CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Plantae (kingdom)  »  Tracheophyta (phylum)  »  Liliopsida (class)  »  Alismatales (order)  »  Hydrocharitaceae (family)

CAAB Code: 63 605002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Halophila ovalis    (R. Br.) Hook. f
CAAB category: 63 - Angiosperms Flowering plants Distribution map:

Occurrence locations [132] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Hydrocharitaceae (seagrasses) - show full list
Common Name: [a seagrass]
Common Names List: seagrass; paddleweed
Recent Synonyms: Halophila ovata
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Parent Codes: 63 605902     Halophila spp.
Organism Type: a seagrass
Scientific Name Notes:This taxon has been cited in some publications as H. ovata Gaudich., but H. ovalis is the correct name according to APNI and other sources.

Cleveland (CSIRO) B1010203
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Hnatiuk, R. J., Editor, 1990, Census of Australian Vascular Plants. Australian flora and fauna series, no. 11. Australian Government Publishing Service , Canberra
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